St Mary's College

Night Classes - Our Courses

Registration is now closed.

QQI SNA classes commence Tuesday January 23rd.

Hobby classes commence on MONDAY February 19th.

Simply click on payment link beneath the course of your choice.

Be sure to look out for the try before you buy classes!

Please note that there will be no classes held during the Easter Holidays (March 25th, 26th & 27th, April 1st, 2nd & 3rd) or on either bank holiday Mondays (March 18th & May 6th)

Registration closes the week prior to the commencement of classes.

Important to note:

A minimum number of students is required for each course to proceed.

Should a course not fill, a full refund will be given.

Participants must be over 16.

Enquiries to nightclasses@smcn.ie

QQI Courses

All our QQI courses are run in conjunction with The College of Progressive Education.

SNA Level 5 12 Weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 30th January (Class not going ahead)

Time: 6:45 pm – 9:15 pm

This course aims to develop the skills, knowledge & understanding of the role of the Special Needs Assistant and promote high quality practice among those working across the education system.

You will be required to complete 30 hours of work experience for this course, which will give you hands-on experience and enhance your overall learning experience. You will be required to secure your own work placement.

Course Fee: €350 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

SNA Level 6 10 Weeks

START DATE: Commenced Tuesday 23rd January

Time: 6:45 pm – 9:15 pm

The purpose of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to work effectively, under direction, with young children with additional needs. Moreover, this combined SNA course equips the learner in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs, mainly focusing on legislation.

You will be required to complete 30 hours of work experience for this course, which will give you hands-on experience and enhance your overall learning experience. You will be required to secure your own work placement.

SNA level 5 course covers the component Special Needs Assisting (5N1786) and the Level 6 course covers the component Special Needs Assisting (6N1957).

Course Fee: €350 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

***Instalment option available on both SNA course***.

Please note that both classes take place on the same day each week.

Language Classes

French (Intermediate) – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 27th February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Wish to improve on your French or just enjoy the atmosphere of chatting with others in French, then this class is for you. Taught by an experienced tutor, this class will concentrate on grammar points and class conversation with topics & revision driven by participants.

Course Fee: €110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Italian for Beginners – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Fee: €110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Italian - Intermediate – 10 weeks NOT GOING AHEAD

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

For students who have have some level of the Italian language or those who feel they are just a bit rusty!

Course Fee: €110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Polish for Beginners – 10 weeks NOT GOING AHEAD

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Prepare for your Polish holiday with our beginner’s class. This course aims to give students a introduction to the Polish language with focus on conversation. Learn the basics with a native speaker & enjoy the learning experience in a relaxed atmosphere.

Course Fee: €130 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Spanish for ABSOLUTE Beginners – 10 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 28th February (Please note new start date)

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

This course is designed for those who have never spoken Spanish before and eager to make a start!

Enjoy learning this beautiful language with a fluent speaker in a relaxed & fun atmosphere over a 10-week period.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Spanish for Beginners (A1+) – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

This course is a continuation of our Autumn course, where students had an introduction to the Spanish language. In this term, students will develop their vocabulary and progress further with our wonderful native Spanish speaker Elena.

Enjoy learning this beautiful language in a relaxed & fun atmosphere over a 10-week period.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Spanish for Improvers (A2+) – 10 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Suited to those of you who have a good knowledge of Spanish and wish to improve their command of the language or who have completed our Autumn course.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Sport, Health & Fitness Classes

Hatha Yoga – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Enjoy this weekly one hour class, the practice of breath, body & mind, with our experienced instructor. In the interest of health & safety, students are required to bring their own mat.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Kundalini Yoga (mixed level) – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time: 7 pm - 8:30 pm

A form of yoga that involves chanting, singing, breathing exercises, and repetitive poses, the purpose of which is to activate your Kundalini energy, or shakti. This is a spiritual energy that’s said to be located at the base of your spine. As Kundalini yoga awakens this energy, it’s supposed to enhance your awareness and help you move past your ego. Sometimes, the practice is also called “yoga of awareness.”

In the interest of health & safety, students are required to bring their own mat.

If you aren't sure about trying Kundalini Yoga, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

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Pilates – 10 weeks SOLD OUT

This exercise regime, typically performed on a floor mat aims to improve flexibility & stability by strengthening the muscles, especially the torso-stabilising muscles of the abdomen & lower back.

In the interest of health & safety, students are required to bring their own mat.

Men Only Pilates – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time - 7pm to 8pm

Our popular men only Pilates is back. Maybe now is the time to focus on your flexibility by giving those muscles some strengthening. Own mat required.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

SOLD OUT Pilates (mixed level)– 10 weeks SOLD OUT

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time - 8:10 pm to 9:10 pm

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Ballroom & Latin Dance – 8 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This exciting dance class run by Emma Doyle, a ballroom dancer with years of experience will give you the chance to try all those dances you see on Strictly! Learn the Waltz, Tango, Chachacha, Quickstep, Jive & Samba in this class that neither requires previous experience nor a partner! Bring yourself along & let the rhythm get you!

If you aren't sure about trying Ballroom Dancing, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Salsa & Bachata – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time – 7 pm to 8 pm - BEGINNERS

Time – 8 pm to 9 pm - VETERANS

Freesalsa Ireland welcomes back all our students (old & new) to St Mary’s College, to our Rueda de Casino (Salsa Cubana) and Bachata classes for 2024 . In this class we use a combination of footwork, choreography and fun as we take you through the basics & fundamentals of both dances.

Classes with Jason will be across two levels (basics & veterans) with folks welcome to join either group depending on previous experience & ability. We look forward to seeing you soon. Ahí na ma!!

If you aren't sure about trying Salsa, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €90 (Select Beginners or Veterans) Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Zumba – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time - 7 pm to 8 pm

A popular fitness programme that combines Latin & international music with dance moves. A great way to get fit whilst having fun - sure how could you not move to music? Suitable for all levels.

If you aren't sure about trying Zumba, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Skills & Self Development

Acting for Beginners – 10 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to perform or simply escape your everyday life by creating and becoming a character? Take a step into the fascinating world of acting, work with other students to build different characters and see where they take you in this one-of-a-kind course.

"Acting 101: The fundamentals" allows students to pick up a base knowledge of the skills you need to begin your acting journey, whether that be at a hobbyist or professional level. The course provides confidence when entering a rehearsal space for the first time that you know as much as everyone else in the room. It will also be a safe place to explore your creativity while having fun and learning the craft of acting.

Aaron Lockhart will be your guide on this journey. A current industry professional with over 16 years of experience in Shows like “Fair City”, “Red Rock” and the award-winning film “Herself”, he can confidently guide you in the right direction if you would like to pursue a future in acting as well as keeping the classes incredibly fun and engaging if you would just like to join your local theatre group.

Remember we get to play pretend in this class, always respect the craft of acting but never forget the fun of the work.

If you aren't sure about trying Acting, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Bridge – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Are you ready to try something new to stimulate your brain? Now is your chance with our new mind sport, BRIDGE!

Come join us here in St Mary’s College & learn the skills & techniques needed to enjoy this wonderful card game. This class is aimed at those who have never played bridge before or dabbled a long time ago but have forgotten it all! You won’t need a partner so why not just come along.

If you aren't sure about trying Bridge, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Creative Writing – 10 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

This course, run by Mary Whelan, will let you use your creative imagination and express it through the form of literature.

You will develop new characters and set them wherever you want.

A short story will be developed through dialogue, plot, and description.

Mary founded Naas Creative Writing group in 2013 and is their coordinator. She helped publish the group's Anthology ‘Cuisle Chill Dara' in 2019. Her debut novel is now in the agent submission process. She has been long listed in short story and flash fiction competitions.

If you've no experience but wish to join this class, do get in touch with us & we will try & facilitate your participation.

Course Fee: €140 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Drawing Class – 5 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Learn how to draw in a relaxed and encouraging class. Using pencil, charcoal and coloured media you will tackle a variety of subjects, at your own pace with help from your tutor, who is a practicing artist and has many years’ experience teaching art. The class is suitable for complete beginners as well as those hoping to improve existing skills. All are welcome!

A list of materials will be available at the first class, just bring yourself!

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Guitar for Beginners – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time: 8 pm – 9 pm

Ever wanted to be that person at the sing song with the guitar? This 10-week course will set you on your way so why not join us on Tuesday evenings & bring some music into your life!

Own guitar required.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Percussion & Rhythm – 10 weeks NOT GOING AHEAD

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time: 7 pm – 8 pm

A new & exciting class on our Spring programme where you can learn basics of rhythm & groove!!

This new course will cover basic groove, rhythm, claps & how to correctly play a drum & paradiddle. There will be group playing & the chance to learn the basics of rhythm on a new instrument each week. 4/4 timing, 3/4 timing, 6/8 & 7/4 & maybe some odd meter as the classes progress.

No instruments required.

If you aren't sure what this class involves, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Knitting for All – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Learn to knit in a relaxed and fun environment with our new 10 week course. This class is suitable for beginners and those who are looking to improve their knitting skills. Over the 10 weeks you will learn:

  • the basic stitches plain & purl
  • how to cast on and off stitches
  • how to read patterns
  • complete a small project such as a scarf, hat, tea cosy etc.

Simply bring your ball of double knitting wool & a pair of 4mm knitting needles. Patterns will be provided as part of the course but feel free to bring your own pattern if you prefer and you will be guided through it in class!

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

SOLD OUT Machine Sewing for Beginners – 10 weeks SOLD OUT

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

We are delighted to continue our collaboration with Magda from MeMade by Magdalena for our very first sewing course at St Mary's College! Get creative with your sewing, or just learn how to use that machine in the corner with this passionate & inspiring tutor. This course will teach you the basics of sewing by machine & no doubt you'll discover a new passion by the end of the 10 weeks. Course numbers limited to 8 to ensure tutor time for all students.

Own sewing machine will be required for this class along with some basic materials (scissors, measuring tape, pins etc.) The course fee includes some material for the first 2 classes.

Course Fee: €175 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Oil Painting – 10 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

An oil painting course suitable for all, beginners, and improvers alike. The course is an enjoyable introduction to developing skills in painting with an emphasis on individual tutoring & tutor demonstrations. Tutor is an artist & an experienced facilitator. Please note that a list of materials will be emailed 2 weeks prior to the first class.

Course Fee: €130 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Singing for All – 10 weeks

START DATE: Tuesday 20th February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Singing lessons for all:

Come and join the former St. Mary’s music student Louise Campbell for vocal lessons for 90 mins every Tuesday!

This is aimed for all ages and levels of singing to just have some fun singing in a group setting whilst learning some of the important techniques for both performance and singing.

We will be covering a wide range of music to aid in our learning both with and without music.

For those who wish to work on solo pieces, an opportunity will be given towards the end of each class but there is absolutely no pressure for this!

This may also be suitable for 5th and 6th year students who are singing for their music practical’s.

Louise is a 30-year-old local singer from Caragh. She comes from a family of singers, (the Campbells!), and has been singing from a very young age. She performs with her husband Kevin for events such as weddings and has started playing gigs in the local areas.

If you aren't sure about trying our singing class, why not come on the first night & if you like it, sign up, if you don't that's ok?

Email nightclasses@smcn.ieto register your interest.

Course Fee: €80 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Ukulele for Beginners – 10 weeks SOLD OUT

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time: 7 pm – 8 pm

Ukulele has become such a popular instrument to play. Why not join the rest & enjoy the art of playing the ukulele in a relaxed & fun atmosphere with our experienced tutor. This class is designed for those who have never played before & wish to start from scratch.

Own instrument required.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Ukulele (Improvers) – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time: 8 pm – 9 pm

This class is designed for those of you out there who wish to improve your ukulele skills in a relaxed atmosphere with our experienced tutor.

Own instrument required.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Monday Crochet with Ruth – 10 weeks

START DATE: Monday 19th February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Our wonderful crochet class with Ruth Teskey is back for another run.

At our beginner crochet class, you will learn all the basics of crochet by completing a small project. While continuing to learn new stitches and patterns, you can choose a larger individual project to complete for the rest of the term. The class will suit total beginners as well as those who may have crocheted before but want to refresh their skills. Please bring along some DK yarn, a 4mm hook, a notebook and pen to the first class to get started.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Wednesday Crochet with Gintaire – 10 weeks

START DATE: Wednesday 21st February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

At our Wednesday crochet class, you will learn all the basics of crochet by completing a small project. While continuing to learn new stitches and patterns, you can choose a larger individual project to complete for the rest of the term. The class will suit total beginners as well as those who may have crocheted before but want to refresh their skills.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

IT Courses - Course not running this term.

Microsoft Office Specialist - Word

START DATE: NOT GOING AHEAD

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

This term we are running TBA-week course covering Microsft Excel where students will receive guidance on all aspects of the Excel package with a view to improving proficiency. Run by an experienced tutor, students can learn in a comfortable & relaxed environment.

Course Fee: €160 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Weekly Activities from September - May

  • Volleyball Tuesday 7-10pm & Friday 5:30pm - 8pm
  • Basketball Monday 9 – 10pm & Thursday 7-10.30pm
  • Taekwondo Wednesday 6:30 - 7:15pm (see below)
  • Karate Thursday 6-8.30pm
  • Arts and Crafts Tuesday 7:30 to -9:15pm

Taekwon-Do Classes

Our specially designed Taekwon-Do Tigers class aims to teach children; basic self-defence, fitness, courtesy and respect for their parents and teachers, in a safe and fun environment.

Our aim is to develop the children both physically and mentally and prepare them to learn the more formal Taekwon-Do syllabus when they get older.

All our Instructors are Garda vetted and Internationally qualified. The Schools Senior Instructor is 8th Dan Master Stephen Doyle who is the Irish National Coach and a former European Gold medallist.

Classes are Wednesdays in St Mary’s College, Sports Hall 6:30-7:15pm from 5 years up

For more information or to sign your child up please contact Stephen at 087 6986491 or email info@masterdoyle.com

NON - ADULT Education Class

(Please use contact details below if you are interested in this class)

At Searsol we provide high-quality touch-typing classes for children from the age 8 and upward in our Naas centre. Our tutor is highly professional and delivers the course in a positive environment.


Each student works at their own pace and learns the skill of touch typing using our own uniquely developed programme. Our typing classes suits children that have a learning difference such as Dyslexia or Dyspraxia (DCD) or struggles with handwriting that need to learn how to type for their exams. The classes are on Tuesday 4:30pm or 5:30 pm in St Mary's College Naas.

Why not experience the course first hand yourself?

Take our First session free trial, click here to avail of this offer.

Alternatively, you ring us on 01-6303384.

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